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Shamim A Alpha, Garrett Kaminaga, Paul Dixon: Combined database index of unstructured and structured columns. Oracle International, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, December 27, 2005: US06980976 (35 worldwide citation)

A database management system and method provides access to a data table having structured data and unstructured data. A user interface allows a user to issue instructions to the database management system such as to build an index based on the structured and unstructured data and to search the data ...


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Martha A Dempsey: Product display. Dempsey Printing, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, Robert H Earp III, David B Cupar, February 27, 2007: US07182305 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a product display. The product display can hold printed materials, literature, and other goods. The product display is a one-piece construction that is flat when it is in an unassembled position. In the assembled position, the product display includes a front pan ...


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Shamim A Alpha: Methods and systems for determining a language of a document. Oracle International Corporation, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, March 13, 2007: US07191116 (25 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining the language of an unknown document is provided. For a set of candidate languages, a negative assumption is set for each candidate language that the document is not that language and the system attempts to prove the negative assumption is wrong. If the negative as ...


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Thomas W Lindenman, Richard W McCoy, Anthony S Roberts: Vehicle accessory mounting system. Cequent Towing Products, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, Robert H Earp III, David J Smith, October 17, 2006: US07121573 (21 worldwide citation)

Vehicle accessory mounting systems are limited in the accessories mountable thereto and interfere with the use of the bed. The present invention, however, is a vehicle accessory mounting system that comprises a frame assembly having an opening and a locking cavity being in communication with the ope ...


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David L Killion: Energy efficient fluid pump. Metaldyne Machining and Assembly Company, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, August 8, 2006: US07086366 (20 worldwide citation)

A dual pumping element fluid system for an engine or other system which reduces the driving power consumption by unloading one pumping element through the use of recirculation when a fluid pressure target value is achieved. A cross-over port fluid system prevents cavitation of the unloaded pump. A p ...


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Tim Vander Koy: Coupler locking device and method. Cequent Trailer Products, Robert H Earp III, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, April 20, 2004: US06722686 (19 worldwide citation)

A device for closing the socket of a trailer hitch, generally called a coupler lock, generally comprises a locking bar and a base having a plug member, a locking bar-receiving aperture, and an integral locking means for lockingly engaging the locking bar within aperture. When the coupler lock is att ...


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Joseph J Peschmann: Foldable ramp having rung hinge. Cequent Trailer Products, Robert H Earp III, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, September 5, 2006: US07100231 (17 worldwide citation)

A foldable ramp having an improved hinge construction to increase load capacity. The foldable ramp overcomes the disadvantages of the prior art by providing a ramp having a first ramp section and a second ramp section, pivotable relative to each other between a folded storage position and an open wo ...


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Shamim A Alpha: Method and system for response time optimization of data query rankings and retrieval. Oracle International Corporation, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, September 20, 2005: US06947920 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and system for optimizing response time for data query rankings and retrieval is provided. In response to a received search query that contains one or more terms, an information retrieval system identifies a candidate set of documents that match any of the terms. Terms are assigned a term w ...


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Frank J Drake III: Multi-speed drop leg mechanical jack for use with a trailer. Cequent Trailer Products, Robert H Earp III, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, May 17, 2005: US06893006 (16 worldwide citation)

A mechanical jack that is used with trailers that has a functional combination of several working gears as well as a drop leg feature is disclosed. The mechanical jack has a gearbox having gears that not only have the capacity to handle a relatively heavy load, but also have the ability to handle sm ...


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Michael J Roll, Todd R Walstrom, Todd A Trowbridge: Trailer coupler assembly. Cequent Trailer Products, Robert H Earp III, McDonald Hopkins Co LPA, March 22, 2005: US06869095 (15 worldwide citation)

A trailer coupler pivot assembly comprising a pivot mount member connected to a trailer frame member and a hinge bracket connected to a trailer tongue arm. The hinge bracket is pivotally connected to the pivot mount member so that the trailer tongue arm is pivotal relative to the trailer frame membe ...